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List of National Parks within the Laurentian Upland

This is an abbreviated list of parks within the Laurentian Upland Province that showcase geology. The individual park name is a link to the park's National Park Service page. Pages listed beneath are links to web sites featuring pertinant USGS geologic investigations, geology tours, or publications. To return to the Laurentian Upland Province Geology, click here. To return to the clickable map of Geologic Provinces, click here.

Apostle Island National Lakeshore
Apostle Island National Lakeshore - NPS photo

Apostle Islands NL

Rapid Submergence of Lake Superior Shorelines

Isle Royale National Park

Saint Croix National Scenic River

Voyageurs NP

Bedrock and Soil Geochemistry from Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota

Impact of fire on the geochemistry of forest soils

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